After a lifetime in nursing, anesthesia and the Army I now write, blog, attend school for journalism and massage, and watch my 3 grandchildren. I am a veteran of Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan and try to serve other vets such as myself, and to work for peace.
Times’ news staff trashes column on Twitter, while top scientist says paper is “willingly abetting climate change denialism.”Ad from The New York Times’ marketing campaign. Credit: The New York Times via AdAgeThe very first column the New York Times published by extreme climate science denier Bret Stephens is riddled with errors, misstatements, unfair comparisons, straw men, […]
What environmental protest?Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017, during a demonstration and march. CREDIT: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisWASHINGTON, D.C. — It was hot. Of course it was hot.But the mood in the nation’s capital was surprisingly upbeat for a gathering of an estimated 200,000 […]
Ombudsmans are supposed to be impartial.Brochures and a miniature flag awaits immigrants arriving for a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in New York. CREDIT: AP Photo/Bebeto MatthewsThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security is set to announce the appointment of a controversial former leader of an […]
Not everyone in coal country was won over by Trump’s promises.A group of protesters from Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania attended the People’s Climate March on Saturday, April 29. CREDIT: Samantha Page/ThinkProgressFor six generations, Leah Zerbe’s family has worked the land in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, about 30 minutes northeast of Harrisburg. Zerbe and her husband took over […]